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FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
, politicians, our healthcare is not a game. [ buzzer ] >> president of generation opportunity. he joins us. is that your ad? >> it is our ad. we're trying to let young people know that obamacare is a disaster. really they are finding out on their own. they are seeing the prices and how expensive it is. they are choosing to opt out of this big creepy intrusive em.lthcare plan that's not >> why do you care? >> i care because our generation is not doing so well right now. 16% unemployment rate. we are being asked to pay three times as much for our healthcare in order to subsidize an older sicker population's healthcare. >> do you want no healthcare for young people or did you think that the healthcare system needed reformed. >> we think young people should make the responsible system and buy healthcare. young people can find healthcare right now in the private market. 96% of uninsured young people do not have a chronic position. it's not hard for them to buy a really inexpensive healthcare plan. obamacare makes it way more expensive and paying huge deductibles. just 10% believe it's going to
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am PST
with the insurance company when you have enrolled and signed up. as they log on to healthcare.gov, there is jumbled things and what not that suggest that the site is not ready. you have a larger group of people trying to log on that it is turning the corner and that may explain why outside help advisors like dr. emmanuel seemed to be lowering expectation. >> like goggle and facebook they are constantly improving and this one has a way to go. it is working reasonably well. >> reporter: that so manies to lower the bar a bit on how well it is really working. and republican law makers are not questioning whether the website is fixed, but wonder if people will be more frustrated when they so what the premiums will be. >> i don't know how you fix it. i will be honest. i don't know how to fix a program with only one side of the oifl and taking the short cuts to put it in place. >> reporter: today kathleen sebelius wrote, please do not give up and she understands that people are frustrated with the website. in the long run, the experience will be better and better for consumers and they will have more se
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >> the white house wants to claim that healthcare.gov is now working. >> i need some help in spreading the word. i need to you spread the word about the law, about its benefits, about its protections. about how folks can sign up. >> we know that obamacare is still plagued with problems. >> the experience that people are having under this new law, it runs counter to the happy talk we see appearing out of the white house. >> right now what this law is doing is helping folks, and we're just getting started with the exchanges. >> it was a nightmare. they offered coverage for myself, my wife, but my one and a half-year-old daughter was left off. >> tax credits that you may be eligible for that can save you hundreds of dollars in premium costs every month. >> people are going to be signing up, thinking they are going to get some help from the government in paying for. this and find out that the cost is much much higher than they anticipated. >> this bill was fundamentally flawed. >> what's important for everybody to remember is not only the law has already helped millions of people but that there are
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
healthcare law. a reboot of sorts after weeks and weeks of really bad p.r. the president pumped up what he called obamacare successes. he spoke at the white house part of it live here on fox news channel, surrounded by people he says are benefiting from the new law. his aides say it's an effort to move past the problems with the enrollment web site which the feds say they have dramatically improved. the white house says around a million people visited healthcare.gov just yesterday, and if the vast majority did not have any problems. the president says that is proof the law is now working. >> after just the first month, despite all the problems in the roll-out, half a million people across the country are poised to gain healthcare coverage through market places and medicaid beginning on january 1st. some for the very first time. we know that. half a million people. >> and as the president tries to move focus from the web site itself and back to the basic office the healthcare law, republican leaders are doing the same, and attacking the law itself. >> it's not just a broken web site. this b
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
that the affordable healthcare law is now up and ready. >> despite all the problems in the rollout, about half a million people across the country are poised to gain healthcare coverage through marketplaces and medicaid beginning on january 1st. some for the very first time. >> then the president read some testimonials about how good obamacare is for the folks. and listed improvements he believes the new law will bring. then mr. obama addressed his critics. >> we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. [ applause ] >> i want everybody -- you still think this law is a bad idea. you have got to tell us specifically what you would do to cut costs, cover more people, make insurance more secure. you can't just say that the system was working with 41 million people without health insurance. >> now as football people know the best defense is a good offense. that's what the president was doing today. challenging his opponents to come up with a better system. from the beginning of the healthcare debate talking points suggested that congress pass limited targeted laws to address unfairness in the
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
. and those of us in the republican conference in the house really want to help people with their healthcare. and, unfortunately, we know that obamacare is just not ever going to get there the web site is just the beginning because, underneath it all, is a flawed law that really is not going to give people the kind of healthcare that they want at the prices that theyn a. >> see, here is what i don't get, last night i listed three programs that were suggested by republicans. they may not be good programs. may be programs. certainly were alternatives and certainly were choices. yet, the president, i can't figure out if he doesn't know about them or dismissive. i can't goia figure out why he says you don't have any. they may be dumb but i don't know why he says you don't have any. >> attitude. the only thing we can do is obama care. all the while obamacare is crumbling. what we are seeing is people just are shocked first of all that they can't keep their plan that they were promised that they could. they are shocked at the premium increases. wait until the deductibles start to hit in january. s
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
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FOX News
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
>>> i'm chris wallace. the obama administration says it met its deadline to fix healthcare.gov. but it is also telling people there is no rush to sign up. >> as more enrollment deadlines are pushed back, is the website the least of obamacare's problems? we'll ask two health care experts on opposite sides of the debate, james capretta and neera tanden. plus, our sunday panel weighs in on white house efforts to lower expectations for obamacare's online relaunch. then, skepticism over last week's deal with iran that president obama is calling a victory for diplomacy. >> we cannot rule out peaceful solutions to the world's problems. tough talk and bluster may be the easy thing to do politically, but it's not the right thing for our security. >> but will the deal halt iran's nuclear ambitions? we'll discuss that and the growing confrontation with china with former cia and nsa director, general michael hayden. and our power player of the week this holiday season is not your typical turkey farmer. >> i'm really happiest when i'm engaged in working and thinking and striving. >> all
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
-funded, you know, healthcare and, because who is going to pay for it? we can't afford it what you guys are doing down there i can't get my head around it. it it's costing a fortune. i don't know where you are going to find the money except for the taxpayers' pockets. i think people are taxed to death. you know, i don't mind two tier healthcare if you like healthcare you pay for it i understand that. but, you know, and we have general healthcare up here or old hip we call it. but, it's going to cost a fortune for you guys to put in this obamacare. i don't see how the people are going to be able to afford it, to tell you the truth. >> mayor ford was invited to the radio show that talk about sports. urgent warning to computer users around the world. more than two million facebook, google and twitter pass words have been stolen. in response to the giant hacking. online networks have disabled the effective pass words and that's tonight's speed read. >>> and now why do the democrats keep telling us things they know aren't true? >> remember what the president said, if you like your insurance
FOX News
Dec 1, 2013 4:00pm PST
? the obama administration declares it has met the self-imposed deadline this weekend and healthcare.gov is fixed claiming the worst of all the bugs and the glitches and the crashes that have frustrated people are over and that the site can now cover its intended load of 50,000 people at once. they say it doesn't mean the site gets a clean bill of health. key parts remain unfinished and there are lingering questions over the security of inputting your personal business, your personal information on the website. live with the news tonight, steve? >> the obama administration is claiming victory in its push to fix that troubled health care website. healthcare.gov was officially launched october 1st but only now is it working properly. the agency responsible for building the site issued a six-page performance report saying the website's moving smoothly for the vast majority of its users. an obama adviser talked about the progress in a conference call with reporters. >> the site is now stable and operating at its intended capacity with greatly improved performance. the speed has more than
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
, everyone. i'm gretchen carlson. this is "the real story." meantime, healthcare.gov got a facelift this morning. all part of the fixes they are promising. even as the white house deadline to reboot its website passes. now a former top white house adviser to the president said it could be years before it runs smoothly. >> it may take until 2017 when this president leaves office. you're going to see almost every state in this country running their own exchanges eventually and expanding medicaid. i think it will work really well then. >> host of "power play" on fox news.com live. 2017. chris, this thing was signed in 2010. that would be seven years past signing that it would actually work? >> well, and that's very bad news if you happen to be a democrat who's running for office in the next two election cycles. now, our expectation is that in time they will eventually be able to operate a website. it would be unfathomable that at some point they would not be able to figure out how to operate a website. what mr. plouffe was talking about there and the significance that the disruption th
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
been demanding answers of this administration, wanting to know, you're touting this improved healthcare.gov. how does the system work without a payment mechanism? there is no cash register. what would make the insurance companies actually provide coverage when they haven't been paid? we reported this to you last night. without a way to get payment to those companies how are people going to actually get coverage? so now tonight, at 8:00 p.m., get a report with an answer from reuters news. the administration is going to let the insurance companies estimate what they should get. and then the feds are going to cut them a big check and figure out later what the real amounts are supposed to be. that is your money, that is your money. they're going to do a back in the envelope, i think it is this. and then the feds are going to pay it. think about that for a moment. think about that. we're talking about one sixth of the u.s. economy, and this is the system they have now settled on, privately, late in the evening. and then consider what the president said just this afternoon. >> the bottom line
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 2:00am PST
of 277 times. >>> meantime 29,000 people have enrolled for healthcare on the revamped obamacare web site that's a drop in the bucket compared to the millions who have had their plans canceled. as the deadline to sign up is getting closer the web site still has major flaws. elizabeth prann has the latest for us. >> during one hearing yesterday we unearthed more immediate and long-term challenges that americans face in finding affordable healthcare coverage. those who testified say the administration's proposal to allow people to keep their existing coverage this won't work. states like washington and others are giving orders to allow folks back on old healthcare plans they argue it creates uncertainty and destructi destruction -- disruption. >> access to 50 percent of the number of specialists they offer in their older plans that are being canceled. it will be harder to get access to a doctor and probably hard to get access to the doctors you used to go see. >> the same day the president pushed a message in direct contradiction at a white house youth summit he pleaded with young supporter
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
, the computer technicians behind the healthcare.gov website were frantically working to get their digital ducks in a row. today it was time to see if it all worked. we have fox team coverage tonight. bret is on how democrats may pay a heavy political price for obama care. jim angle with what may be another broken promise from the president. peter doocy continues his attempts to sign up for insurance but we begin with ed henry on what, if anything, has changed. good evening, ed. >> reporter: good evening, bret. the administration took a bit of a victory lap over the weekend over healthcare.gov but tonight the question is whether online users are simply being pushed from one waiting line to another. president obama's aides struggled today to explain whether they really met the deadline to fix healthcare.gov after consumers reported getting a new page telling them there's so much traffic, they have been thrown into a queue to wait, which the white house insists is progress. >> i think you're confusing error messages with the queueing message, which is quite a different thing entirely. >> reporter:
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
: this is a group that was incredibly enthusiastic about this president and healthcare for everybody was one of the main things he talked about in his election. but look at this. obamacare approval among uninsured millennials, 18-29, 57% say they disapprove of this program. it's pretty incredible when you think of how he got elected and the group that embraced him so heartily back then. >> there has long been some scepticism among millennials about the president's healthcare plan. what's new and different and most troubling for the white house is there is increased scepticism of the president himself. now you have got a situation where young people are sceptical of the law. sceptical of the reforms. they think they will pay for, they think the coverage will be worse and they are increasingly sceptical of the guy who's selling it and that's what's changed. i don't know that the president can gets that credibility back. the interesting thing is the drop in his support came after the revelations about nsa metadata collection and the coverage it got. he hasn't been able to recover among this gro
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
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FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
. this comes from the "washington post" saying errors generated by the healthcare website could mean many people who think they have signed up for obamacare actually have not. that's because the glitchy website is sometimes sending the wrong information to the insurance companies. bill: the white house is still trying to put a happy face on this. >> the president believes the site has been significantly improved. and the teams in place have worked 24/7 to make those improvements including significant improvements that were made over the weekend. but the work is not done. what is the story this time? >> the story here is the percentage. the idea that maybe one in three of people who have completed the enrollment process haven't had their information conveyed to the insurance companies who are supposed to provide the coverage, then the doctors who are supposed to make the determinations as to what's covered and what's paid for. we know about the dpliches for the so-called 834 reports. but the idea one of three could have a problem is a big deal. bill: that's the error rate? >> right. bill:
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
measurebly improved in the site capacity. healthca healthcare.gov advisor says it is faster. >> coon sumers are having a much faster smoother experience on the site. >> healthcare.gov still hadz major problems verifying user's identities. tools for processing payments have not been built many of them don't know how much thun ger to go to have in pocket. then there's the security of the system. >> it does not meet the minimum standards. i don't care if you are republican or democrat you should not tolerate the sheer level of incompetence securing this site. >> it is not really working up to stuff as of yet. >> tragic details paul walker the fiery crash that killed the who-year-old actor and his friend. walker was ridin porsche when it crashed into a light pole and burst into flames feet from a charity event they were hosting. tyrese gibson broke down visiting a makeshift memorial at the scene. tyrese took a piece of the crash wreckage home with him and posted this note in his instagram. i will keep your energy with me forever hash tag ashes of an angel. fast family around the world we live y
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am PST
. >> there is a new report from the washington post that combines all of the healthcare.gov errors and impacted a third of the people signing up. that is raising questioning of whether they will get the coverage they were expecting in the now years. lou, good day to you. we turn to you for the private sector velocitty. >> the insurance companies, what are they receiving on their end? >> the insurance companies basically are the source of these reviews and 834s. and epirollment forms we are not told about and how many people enrolled. we are learning about the insurance companies, a third of the enrollment forms for want of a better expression are flawed in some way, substantially and significantly to the point they are not reliable and the tens of thousands of people who think they enrolled in obama care have not done so. >> when do they find out or do they? >> that is one of the introwing questions. the administration is not acknowledging the dimension of the problem itself. and what they are doing to go back and gather them up. a quarter of a million people were put in a cube because they cou
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
by our own reporter here the fox whether or not the president had signed up yet for healthcare.gov and he said no, but we will let you know when that happens. >> let's be honest, the website is 80% operating right now. where the president does that or not. by march 31st, he is doing what the rest of the american people are going to do. just because the youth are not signing up. parents are saying to their kids we can't afford insurance and if you get sick you can sign up anyway. >> that is an interesting part of this whole issue. brad and leslie thank you so much. >> you too. >> serious concerns over what can happen when we don't get enough sleep. >> a momentary nod or whatever that. he caught himself, but he caught himself too late. [ male announcer ] here's a question for you. if every u.s. home replaced one light bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light how many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? the answer is... 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energefficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. take the energy quiz. energy lis here
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am PST
and it will per swad a lot of people. >> while the obama responded to healthcare through a pr campaign republicans are pointing out the flaws of obamacare. >> the problem is premiums were too high. under obamacare the premium is even higher. i don't see how observe care can work. >> kathleen sebelius was in the house answering more questions about the rollout of healthcare.gov and obamacare. >> kelly wright. we will see what happens today. >> putting consumers out of subsidized insurance. a brand new report saysed the federal exchange is incorrect telling some people they are eligible for medicaid throwing them into consumer limbo. they are only able to buy them at full price now many might be left without insurance at all. you should pile an appeal of the marketplace. >> defense secretary chuck hagel meets with the prime minister to talk about the threats and ways to promote stability in neighboring afghanistan. this as hamid karzai adres with a security deal in iran. they agree to a long-term political security economic deal with the country while still resitsing a security agreement with the u.
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm PST
to this hunger games analogy. what if told you this healthcare games 2, republican senator pat toomey discovered something. the contestants may not be reel because a lot of them are not technically enrolled. explain what is going on here. the difference between getting on the site, logging on and signing up. >> the problems never seem to end. the web site itself is really the least of the problems. but one of the new problems we're discovering is people go to the web site, they now finally manage to get through -- my wife couldn't. >> really. >> yeah. my wife is very sharp. couldn't get through. >> a u.s. senator's wife. >> members of congress are forced under the obamacare, we're losing our existing coverage. >> did you have any special pass code. >> no. it doesn't work for my wife either. so, yeah, believe me, i understand exactly what people are going through because we're going through it. >> what do you want? what did she find when she got -- >> took her information, her data, she gave all our personal information, all our identifying information, and now the system, has and it then when sh
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
that the healthcare.gov web site is working better than ever and tens of thousands of people are logging on. how well is it really working? >> ever get migraine headaches? anybody who does know how excruciating they can be. now a new study indicates an object that many people use every day could be to blame. and your man, the crack smoke-sg mayor. he ate and wings and stole somebody's seat. let's get to it. >> happy december. first from the news difficult. the obama administration officials saying dramatic improvements to healthcare.gov. the web site for millions of americans to sign on for the belt -- benefits but the site is still far from 100%. the white house says computer programmers have been working nonstop since the launch in october. they were trying to meet the president's december 1st december 1st deadline to get the site up to speed. officials said they met the goal and the system can now handle 50,000 users at one time with an error rate of less than 1%. but our news deck team ran into problems. we got what appeared to be a blank screen with a web site logo, win we scrolled to the bob of
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
that healthcare.gov is now working. >> i need some help in spreading the word. i need you to spread the word about the law, about its benefits, its protections, about how folks can sign up. >> we know that obama care is still plagued with problems. >> the experience people are having under this new law, it runs counter to the happy talk we keep hearing out of the white house. >> we're just getting started for the, changes. >> it was a nightmare. they offered coverage for myself, my wife, but our daughter was left off. >> it can save you hundreds of dollars in premium costs every month. >> people are signing up, thinking they're going to get some help from the government and find out it's much, much higher than they anticipated. >> this bill is fundamentally flawed. >> what's important to remember is that the law has helped millions of people but there are millions more who stand to be helped. >> the president's health care law continues to wreak havoc on american families, small businesses and the economy. >> you got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
an error. >> reporter: healthcare.gov is still struggling and darrell issa and others say they're worried about security. >> from a cyber standpoint we're all very concerned. it's very clear this is not a website that is highly secure. as a result hackers are flocking to it to try to take advantage of what clearly our security risks that are still there. >> reporter: the house intelligence chairman revealed it's a significant number of people seeking unauthorized access. >> we know that this thing gets hit thousands of times a day by people trying to get in and get access, unauthorized access. they have no coordinated effort on every single day to monitor and track that. >> reporter: one expert says the many attacks combined with weak security is a recipe for disaster. >> think of a house that you've already built the foundation but the foundation is completely cracked. you know, there's holes in the entire infrastructure and basically you have to gut everything out and rebuild it from the top. >> reporter: some senior democrats are expressing the hope that after initial bumps, obama care
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 2:00am PST
to healthcare.gov take a look for yourself in your state what is available to you. there is no reason why you shouldn't have health insurance. >> we are hearing a different story from kathleen sebelius saying they have to fix a couple houn problems saying we are not where we need to be. some krit tings are asking -- it is an attempt at the president to force his hand at a legacy. >> he is standing there alone in the wind as the whole thing obamacare collapses around him. he did not do what fdr and lbj did. they understand the majorities are temporary. he easceased on a temporary majority. american people really rejected now he's reaping the whirlwind from that. >>> the administration has initial goal of having about 700,000 people sign up by the end of november. as we know from health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius all have been much lower. >> one texas woman has been struggling to sign up for obamacare since the beginning of october. she has filled out the application twice and both times she has hit a brick wall. >> they want proof of my my personal resident id number twice
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
run high for the hearing of a new healthcare law. >> what are our options now? >> we don't have any options. >> how the new law is affecting her family. plus a kelly file investigation as to why the white house failed to tell the truth when the president's uncle ended up in custody. >> there was no evidence they met. that was what was conveyed. >> that's not the story now. an exclusive tonight a well-known washington whistleblower he has new information on what he calls controversial hires. the kelly file starts now. >> who was that? we are going to mutt el through another night tonight. breaking this evening the administration has just been forced to confirm what we reported to you a couple of days ago. tens of thousands of americans who think they have health insurance under obamacare may discover on january 1st that they do not. they are refusing to release the stats on the problems plaguing healthcare.gov the administration announced under pressure from the press that the enrollment of one out of every four people in the month of october and november were botched. at least one o
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> reporter: the administration will make sure healthcare.gov will get a new look over the weekend, but there are questions about how they sold this to the public. first president obama and his aides had to adjust his promise that if you like your health plan you can keep it. and now ezekiel emanual is adding another caveat to the pledge. >> the president never said you can have an unlimited doctor in your country. >> he said if you like your -- you can -- like your doctor, you can keep your doctor? >> if you like your doctor, this is a matter of choice. >> that is shifting to if you can pay for your doctor, you can keep it. >> when this was being debated, 85% of americans weren't satisfied with the health care, but they liked the plan they were on and they liked their doctor. but this administration will destroy the entire system to provide a strong social safety net. >> the president's allies continue to build up the safety net. his political group organizing for action held 100 events this weekend in new york, new hampshire and state as cross the country. the president tweeting
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
healthcare.gov in off peak hours. now, is that really going to help? senator kelly ayotte joins us from new hampshire. good evening, senator. >> good evening, greta. good to be with you. >> nice to have you. what do you make of the secretary's advice as to how to make the website work? you're supposed to go in off peak hours. although i'm not sure i know what the off peak hours are. steams like they're all off peak. >> i'm not sure what it is. because, you know, what i've heard from my constituents is they're trying -- they've tried at all hours of the day. and so why shouldn't people, though, be able to go on when they can go on? i think this is -- obviously shows that there's still serious problems with the website. and this back end issue is a serious issue, greta. because if the insurers aren't getting accurate information, they don't know who is enrolled and they can't verify that someone's enrolled, then that's going to be a real problem for people trying to get coverage. but we also know that the problems are much deeper than the website. those are higher premiums. i spent all day in
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
people are actually using the website healthcare.gov. and true blood's i'll see the werewolf live right here on the fox news desk. i'll ask him about suki and whatever they have going on. i'll ask him if he drank the v. i'll ask him about his struggles with alcohol 11 years ago and some more things. and how he went from homeless to, well, i don't know a pin-up guy. so let's get to it. >>> good wednesday afternoon to you and yours. first from the fox news desk just-released 911 calls capture a mix of chaos and calm professionalism as a gunman opened fire at sandy hook elementary school and murdered children and teachers one by one. fox news will not be airing the most gut-wrenching moments from those calls. we'll get to more of that. they depict the horrors of that day nearly a year ago when police say adam lanza shot his way through the school in connecticut. adults who heard the gunshots called 911 as the shooter went through classrooms and offices targeting people apparently at random. 26 people died. most of them first graders. 6 and 7-year-olds. the 911 calls have been the center of
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 8:00am PST
team fixed the worst bugs at healthcare.gov. with the long thanksgiving weekend over, americans who couldn't enroll will take another try. is the system strong enough to handle the big load, that big rush going forward? >> have they made some progress? yes, they brought in some private sector folks to try to get the functionality up. it still doesn't function right. as a matter of fact, their own cio said that he believed if they had the ability to get up to 80% functionality, that would be a good day for them. >> i think it is good enough progress. clearly just like google and facebook all the interset sites are constantly tweaking their sites, constantly improving them, this has aways to go. it is working certainly reasonably well. jenna: peter doocy, live in washington, following the website launch from the beginning. what is the difference when you look at healthcare.gov today compared to what it looked like when it launched? >> there is brand new home screen today, jenna. the administration says its pages loved in under one second, which is eight times faster than on launch day
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 8:00am PST
second where healthcare.gov people get up in the middle of the night so traffic can be low. if you want to fix health care, remove government. >> rick, the fact is that the private sector works fine with these numbers, the public sector crash. >> but i have to remind all of you because it's kind of selecti selectively reminded. i'm not happy with the happy of healthcare.gov. nobody has taken more you know what than me but at the same time keep this in mind, the government -- and i blame the obama administration for this -- they have shut out successful private online companies like e health who have been working effectively for ten years. >> it's true that every company that starts out runs into problems, but listen to this anecdote. when jeff bezos was starting out, he had a guy in charge of phone calls, calling in, who said every call will be answered within a minute. in a meeting bezos tested that. that guy was gone within a year. not so in government. >> you would have six months of hearings whether that guy could be fired. we have to stop the administrative whitewash and the fog ma
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Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm PST
sebelius offering this suggestion to avoid the website traffic jam. visit healthcare.gov no off-peak hours. is that really going to help? good evening senator. >> good evening. good to be with you. >> so what do you make of the secretary's advice as to how to make the website work, you're supposed to go to off-peak hours. seems like they're off peak. >> my constituents say they've tried it all hours of the day. why should peent not be able to go on when they can go on. i think this shows there are still serious problems with the website. and this back end issue is a serious issue. because if the insurers are not getting accurate information then they cannot verify someone's enrolled. we also know that the problems are much deeper than the website and those are higher premiums. i spent all day in new hampshire today talking to business people and going to one of our hospitals that's been excluded from the exchange. >> even if you war game off this back end thing, they're rather dismissive of it. suppose your insurance company doesn't get the information because of the faulty website, so on
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Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
are going to just fix it. >> the healthcare program has critical tests to enroll hundreds of thousands of people by december 3rdrd. the deadline for folks to begin on january 1st. >> elizabeth prann live for us this morning. thank you. >>> that brings us to our look who is talking this morning. mayor rudy giuliani appearing on our show. the healthcare.gov fixes won't work because it was backwards. >> we have to start the whole thing over. one expert tells me they built it wrong in the first place from the top down rather than the bottom up. to go fix the bottom, and this is the reason why you have that one-third figure of people who are not going to get the healthcare they thought they were going to get even though they signed up. >> the former mayor also at its foundation obamacare is really about the redistribution of wealth. >> the fundamental distortion here, sean, is this was soemd as we are going to do this through the private insurance companies. in fact this is socialized medicine. the private insurance companies are being mandated as to what must be covered by the government.
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Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm PST
finding only 22% of young people, the so-called millenials, plan to sign up at all. 51% think healthcare costs will go up due to the law and one out of ten things the costs will go down. that's a downer for the president, pushing hard to get the young folks signed up. hadley says it's going to be a hard sell. this is a group he has to win over and he is not. >> right. the last thing that millenials need at this point is another two-minute video with song and dance or pretty graphics. we need real information about our options and i believe that when those facts come to light, when people know what their options are in 2014, those facts are very discouraging, and as you mentioned the harvard poll, 57% of millenials dive approve of obamacare. >> it's a mistake to reward someone who is song is titledded "forget about the price tag." she is reaching ute to young people but serves as a label for a submissive administration to deal with these hassles people are facing and the cost pressures folks are facing. >> the defense of the video contest winner, she means forget about the price tag, as i
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Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
's healthcare law, according to "the wall street journal," which cites a report from a company that compares health insurance plans. this report shows the average deductible for individuals under obamacare's lower priced bronze plan is more than $5,000 a year and also claims the average deductible for individual plans before much of the law went into effect was just about 3-1/2 thousand dollars. the deadline to apply for own kaz is two weeks away. we're learning a new feature that just went live at healthcare.gov. >> for the first time without an account or password you can see your deductible and all out of pocket costs on a screen that shows your premium, but just because the numbers are easy to fine doesn't mean they're easy on the bank account because the average deductible that pops up is 42% higher than it used to be. that's what the study fund looking at 34 states on the marketplace. now some tech experts are saying this window shopping feature doesn't help healthcare.gov run any better. >> doesn't change the overall flow of the web site itself. they're trying to put together and piec
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
the white house told us healthcare got gov is supposed to work smoothly for a vast maority of users by the end of november and 50,000 consumers should be able to simultaneously shop for coverage. yesterday people were put into a new cue basically a waiting room after only 35,000 customers clicked on to the site according to the "washington post". then there was this a screen of nonsense and question marks that popped up in the middle of the day after selecting apply for coverage. the white house isn't impressed with the improvements. >> the president believes the site has been significantly improved and that the teams in place have worked 24/7 for weeks now to make those improvements including significant improvements that were made over the weekend. but the work is not done. >> another huge problem is that about one-third of consumers who actually signed up for coverage have issues with their applications. >> can you image, you think you sign up, you go to get coverage because you need healthcare, you go there and you find out that in fact you haven't been signed up. that is a huge
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Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
with the failed rollout of healthcare.gov. >> an update on healthcare.gov, the beleaguered obama care website that was supposed to provide an online marketplace for health insurance but instead the website records you having sex and mails it to your parents with the title "christmas surprise." why does it do that? >> all right. this audience couldn't hear it, but we had a debate during that sound bite over robert gibbs' classes. >> i like it. >> you like it, bob doesn't like them. >> no, looks like he's 1954 driving a chevy impala. >> retro, i like it. >> you do? >> yeah. >> well, again, you're from -- where? >> wyoming. the glasses are the least of the white house's worries. you heard the president today address the nation. they're launching this new push. >> right. >> three week, it sounded like a new campaign. right? there's a call to action. a political point about not repealing it. he bashed republicans. it was campaign number two. >> he's no longer a president. he's the ceo of a crisis management firm. and this is his disaster, and he's trying to navigate it through, yet he's asking us
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Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
improvement, some say what exactly does that mean, in the health care website. >> bottom line, healthcare.gov on december 1st, is night and day from where it was on october 1st. now to be clear, there likely will be times even with this increased capacity that that increased capacity will not be sufficient to handle peak demands. bill: but at the moment the most important part of the site is not even finished. the clock is running on that. stuart varney, host of "varney & company", fox business network. good morning to you, sir. >> good morning, bill. bill: what is the issue today, stuart. >> the back end. it is the back end that is really creating the problems now. two problems there in particular. insurers report that they are, that people are calling them saying, we enrolled but they have got no record of that enrollment. also information is going astray. 1/3 -- one h paying for it and pricing new products is not built yet. that vital importance has not even gotten started. the back end is now a huge looming problem and it's a problem right now. bill: you don't want to show up at the d
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Dec 3, 2013 1:00am PST
until the security problems start kicking in. one of the boxes you check for healthcare.gov is that you have no reasonable expectation for security. they're giving you every reason to believe you're safe. >> and here's the point i always say, what good is the front end if you don't have a back end? that's what the problem is. i'm telling you, so far the front send working, the back end is not. greg is afraid to make eye contact with me. >> i'm saying you work the front end and back end reasonably. >> i try. you won't even be able to verify you have problem. >> the back end. >> the back end. >> speaking of the back end -- >> bob -- no, bob is -- >> poor bob. >> unnecessary, bob. at least that wasn't me. >> unnecessary roughness. she took an easy shot. >> kathleen sebelius' tip was to use the website in peak hours. that's like shop for christmas in march. >> my ear piece is too loud so i don't have to listen to everybody upstairs, i took it out. >> that explains a lot. >> secondly, all this doom and gloom you predicted, in california it's been a raging success. kentucky, it's been a ragin
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Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
healthcare.gov is turning the corner and benefits are kicking in. as he unveiled yet another sales pitch that republicans are still just not buying. >> while the white house wants to claim that healthcare.gov is now working, we know that obama care is still plagued with problems. and every american deserves relief from it. >> reporter: relief is also needed for congressional democrats who are nervously watching their poll numbers sink ahead of 2014 while the president's own approval ratings plummet. so he launched a new political campaign to call republicans out for not offering an alternative to a law that he vowed will not be torn down. >> you've got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. i want everybody to be clear about that. >> reporter: with his em battled health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius and senior adviser valerie jarrett looking on he declared this is his top priority. >> if i have to fight another three years to make sure this law works that's what we'll de. >> there are millions more who stand to be hel
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Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm PST
you rate healthcare.gov, he said a one. >> then he says it is hard to go back and fix the security around it because it was not built into it. he is basically saying if you want security you have to start identify. >> well, of course you do. they probably have to start the whole thing over, because one expert that i trust tells me they built it all wrong in the first place because they built it from the top down rather than from the bottom up. now to go fix the bottom, and this is the reason i think you have that one third figure of people are not going to get the health care they thought they were going to get, even though they signed up. the report today says the goal now of the administration -- >> there is a new goal? and it can all be fixed by the 30th of november. everything perfect, no problem, as they promised. >> all right, they say their goal is to just keep the bill alive until 2015. i want to scrap it -- >> this is -- >> how do you stop it? this is their holy grail. how do you stop it? >> well, i think the cumulative damage it does is going to make a program that is jus
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Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
filibustered for 14 hours to protest u.s. drone strikes. chris will talk with the architect of the healthcare overhaul. a former adviser to president obama, this sunday on "fox news sunday" on your local fox station. >> a fox report now. more headlines. rescuers airlifted a 19-year-old hiker today more than 13 hours after they say she fell down a ravine, trapping herself overnight. it happened in the san gabe guardrail mountains north and east of los angeles. he sheriff said the hiker lost the strength to walk out on her own. officials say she is now recovering. >>> a couple is restoring what disney's childhood home in chicago. the new owners say they plan to turn it into a museum with the goal of enhancing and exploring childhood creativity. they hope to raise about a half million dollars for the renovation. walt disney would have celebrated his 112th birthday yesterday. >> eating healthy can cost also more money, or a lot, and health expects say it's worth it. how much we spend to eat fresh food may surprise you. ♪ [ female announcer ] to bake. or not to bake. that is a silly question. ba
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Dec 8, 2013 12:00am PST
's housing, the housing bubble, and now with healthcare, where premiums skyrocketed, and deductibles also skyrocketed, and the quality of healthcare is going to decrease, but prices are going to escalate out of control. >> i can understand why 38% -- can't understand why 38% thi it's a great idea. it's built on guys like you paying more than you've should pay according to the market so you can bay for old geesers like me. and i want to say, thank you very much for paying for my health care but i don't think it's what you want to do. >> exactly. and i would say that millenials were sold on a bill of goods, that prices aren't going to go up. if anyone mentioned that deductibles and premiums would increase, they were called a liar. the backbone of obamacare is that millenials have o get into the market and have to purchase health insurance so obamacare will fall flat on its face if millenials aren't engaging and realize they can't afford it. most of them are living with their parents. >> i'm convinced this -- you are not going to fall on your face. your an incredibly bright, articulate stud
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Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
sticker shock from higher premiums, it's the high-popping deductibles in the healthcare law. talk about 5,000 more for individuals and 10,000 buck for couples. we're going to hear what home depot founder thinks of this at the bottom of the first. first to byron york on this sudden sticker shock that is shocking a lot of folks because they didn't expect it. what are we seeing? >> it's really quite a shock to a lot of people. all the talk we have had up until now has been about premiums that people pavement president claimed obamacare would save the family $2,500 a year he was talking about premiums. that didn't happen. and now we're fining that people are getting into really high deductibles, $5,000, $10,000, $12,000 for a couple, and when that happens, if you're a couple and you have to pay a $10,000 deductible and you don't have a big health crisis during a year, you're paying for all of your healthcare costs under obamacare, and people are saying, wait a minute. this is not what we thought would happen. >> what is interesting -- you're quite right, we have been focusing on what's my pre
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Dec 3, 2013 11:00am PST
repair to healthcare. now that we're expecting, i like the fact i can go onto angie's list and look for pediatricians. the service providers that i've found on angie's list actually have blown me away. find out why more than two million members count on angie's list. angie's list -- reviews you can trust. i have a big meeting when we land, but i am so stuffed up, i can't rest. [ male announcer ] nyquil cold and flu liquid gels don't unstuff your nose. they don't? alka seltzer plus night fights your worst cold symptoms, plus has a decongestant. [ inhales deeply ] oh. what a relief it is. >>> mystery diner leaving a $1,000 tip at an la restaurant. >> wow. nice for them to see someone leaving a large amount for them to split that night. it happened four or five times. they left $54,000 across the united states since he or she came on the scene back in september. if you know who it is. let me know. >> a lot of folks are fired up. >> it will be in explickable if somebody involved in the creation of the website doesn't get fired. >> when it comes to making the affordable care act work for
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Dec 3, 2013 8:00am PST
insurance right now. also pushing back by noting about a million people visiting healthcare.gov, they did not have any major crashes, there were issues of people waiting and whatnot, they are now turning the corner, but republicans are now saying there is too much focus on fixing the website, not enough on the substance of dealing with canceled policies and the like. take a listen. >> they are married for this political time when politics is mired in the website alone what you think of when it gets working. i think that is a serious mistake. no business would do this. >> the endgame is the most effective website that we can build, but a system by which all those millions of americans who are clearly interested in enrolling and purchasing quality affordable health insurance are able to do so. >> and that is what we expect dick picture from the president after 2:00 p.m. eastern today at the white house when he makes these remarks is to get beyond the problems with the website which have been so negative trying to tout the actual benefit of the law. officials suggesting the pr blitz will go
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